| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Ex-Bear Chris Zorich was charged today with misdemeanor federal offenses for allegedly failing to file federal income taxes for four years.
The charges allege that Zorich, 43, made more than a combined $1 million in gross income from 2006 through 2009...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:04 PM
White Sox Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor DUI charge after mixing alcohol and prescription medication and crashing a pickup truck in a New Lenox farm field while driving home from his daughter's house in October....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Less than two weeks after signing a one-year contract with the Ravens, linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested in Decatur, Ala., on Sunday and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
McClain, who is from Decatur and played college football...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan is no longer facing an accusation of domestic violence.
Arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., McClellan's first-degree misdemeanor battery case and a second-degree misdemeanor simple assault...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do movie directors, like fine wines, get better with age? That may sound like a frivolous question, but it has long been debated by critics as they weigh the relative merits of fiery young upstarts versus wise old veterans. The question takes on renewed...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:31 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A California appellate court ruled Thursday that a judge erred when he threw out convictions against Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer and psychiatrist in a trial related to the death of the actress-model from prescription drugs.
The ruling sends...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Amy Meyer was standing outside a slaughterhouse in Draper City, Utah, in February and said she saw what she had suspected: wounded animals being dragged to their deaths. Then she did what she had come for in this YouTube age and took out her cellphone...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:45 PM
On a scorching July afternoon, Compton residents gathered to celebrate the inauguration of the city's first Latino councilman. A nine-piece mariachi band played and families cheered at the event many had been awaiting for decades.
But just a few weeks...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
New York Giants star receiver Victor Cruz signed a five-year contract extension that runs through the 2018 season.
Cruz was a restricted free agent with three years in the NFL. Last month, he signed a one-year, $2.879-million tender with the Giants, but...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Nearly two dozen members of a Northern Illinois University fraternity were charged with hazing crimes Monday after a student died following excessive drinking at a party last month.
On the night before his death, freshman David Bogenberger went from...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
For those in Cook County who care about the state of our politics — and I’ll offer evidence in a moment to demonstrate how depressingly small your number is — here’s a helpful slogan to remember as you prepare to......